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Business 23 May 2009 | 12:00 AM

Judge orders arrest of Brazil airline magnate

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) - A judge issued an arrest warrant for an airline and bus company magnate who is one of Brazil's richest men in connection with accusations he ordered the killings of two men in a land dispute, court officials said Friday.

Corporate News 28 Aug 2017 | 3:14 AM

Braving security fears, Chinese seek 'Silk Road' riches in Pakistan

LAHORE, Pakistan/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Zhang Yang, a businessman from Chongqing in southwest China, is searching online forums for fellow stout-hearted entrepreneurs willing to cast aside security concerns and join him on a scouting mission to Pakistan.

World 01 Feb 2013 | 12:00 AM

Rights allegations in Mali cloud visit by France's Hollande

BAMAKO/TIMBUKTU, Mali (Reuters) - Human rights groups said on Friday a French-led offensive against Islamists in Mali had led to civilian deaths in airstrikes and ethnic reprisals by Malian troops, a day before President Francois Hollande was due to visit the country.

Business 25 Apr 2009 | 12:00 AM

NY man bought knife after killing family

BALTIMORE (AP) - A Manhattan tax lawyer bought a knife after beating and asphyxiating his wife and two daughters in a Maryland hotel room, police said Friday. He later was found dead with self-inflicted cuts in the room, near their bodies.

Business 28 Nov 2011 | 12:00 AM

Arab states cut commercial ties with Syria

CAIRO (Reuters) - The Arab League approved economic sanctions on Syria on Sunday to try to force Damascus to halt an eight-month crackdown on protests against President Bashar al-Assad that Qatar said may prompt international intervention.

Business 09 Feb 2013 | 12:00 AM

Year of the Water Snake predictions

THE new energies of the Year of the Water Snake slithered in at 12.15am on Feb 4, replacing the tumultous zeal of the Water Dragon. Will the year be better? More importantly, are there wealth opportunities and will the tides of change bring about better developments?

Business 13 Jun 2012 | 12:00 AM

Poll: Best country in the world for women is Canada, worst India(update)

LONDON: Policies that promote gender equality, safeguards against violence and exploitation and access to healthcare make Canada the best place to be a woman among the world's biggest economies, a global poll of experts showed on Wednesday.

Forex 09 Mar 2019 | 12:00 AM

Global Forex Market

THE dollar inched up 1.02% to 97.7 partly due to the resurgence of concerns on global slowdown and the better-than-expected economic release. As the trade talks between the United States and China seem to be stalled, positive economic releases for the week pushed the dollar close to the 97 level.

Corporate News 06 Jan 2019 | 10:59 PM

Southeast Asia, including Malaysia, wary of China's Belt and Road project, sceptical of US

A large majority, or 70 percent, said in a survey their governments "should be cautious in negotiating Belt Road Initiative projects, to avoid getting into unsustainable financial debts with China," a view strongest in Malaysia, the Philippines, and Thailand.